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We Try All the Spindrift Soda Flavors


[Photograph: Robyn Lee]

Even if you grew up in a strictly soda-free zone, these are sodas your mama might have actually allowed in the house. Spindrift calls itself the "anti-soda" since it's really more of a carbonated juice, along the lines of Fizzy Lizzy and Izze. Spindrift uses fresh-squeezed fruit—pulp and all, so don't be alarmed if yours comes with floaty bits—mixed with triple-filtered carbonated water and cane sugar.

"Hey, I buy Spendrift when I'm on the Vineyard," said Ed as he walked up to us, trying all six flavors. You can find them at select stores nationwide including Cape Cod, Nantucket, New York, Chicago, Boston, Charleston, Portland, Newport, and Burlington.

Each one has between 60 and 70 calories per eight-ounce serving, and they are 12-ounce bottles, so you're hovering around 100 calories (since, let's be real, you're going to drink the whole bottle). Some tasting notes for each flavor (from left to right in photo):

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